Art Collections: Paintings

Going to the Fair

John F. Herring, Sr., (English, 1795-1865)
oil on canvas, 57 1/2 x 95 inches
National Sporting Library & Museum, Gift of Manuel and Mary Johnson, 2021

Scene of a country road - on left side in grass are numbered sheep grazing with horses; on road is an oncoming horse-driven carriage with drivers and passengers; pigs and pig driver heading down dirt road; man walking three horses (white, chestnut, and black) heading down the road - horses have red ribbon tied to their bridle; black horse's back legs kick out towards dog; on right side are villagers and house in background.

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